Mural by street artist Okuda, who was portrayed in book In Heroes We Trust: Street Artists and Their Heroes. Image via Palibex.com Shearer’s Heroic New Book It’s a theme that boutique owner and fashion designer Neely Shearer puts forth in her new book “In Heroes We Trust: Street Artists and Their Heroes.”The book showed work of street artists from around the world, such as Okuda, Robbie Conal and Chase. The tome also quoted artists' views on heroism and people they found heroic.
Conceived and curated by Native Californian Neely Shearer, In Heroes We Trust: Street Artists and Their Heroes features the musings and artworks of 60 international artists on the theme of heroism. After reading the elegantly engaging book — with its foreword by Ron English and preface by Jef Aerosol – I posed a few questions to Neely.
Knock Knock’s newest book, In Heroes We Trust: Street Artists and Their Heroes, hit shelves this summer. In Heroes We Trust features the work and inspirations of art’s unsung heroes—street artists from around the world. In Heroes We Trust’s namesake is a boutique, owned and run by the book’s visionary and curator, Neely Shearer. The boutique nestles itself a few steps away from the hustle and bustle of Abbot Kinney (and down the street from Knock Knock’s Venice Beach, California abode).
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Venice Beach is known for its vibrant street art – where chic meets the street. Neely Shearer, the owner of In Heroes We Trust, a popular boutique, gallery, and sanctuary for the local community is now releasing a book of the same name, a collection of 60 street artists and the heroes that have impacted their lives. MERRY JANE spoke with author Neely Shearer as well as Ron English, “The Godfather of Street Art”, to talk about heroism, marijuana, and art.